Five-Continent Student Symposium
【Last Updated: November 22, 2019】
With the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 opening next year, we hosted a symposium, titled “Five-Continent Student Symposium” — “Five Continents”, from which the symbol of the Olympics originated —, as a supporting program for the Tokyo 2020 Games. Participants were invited from our strategic partners in over 20 countries and regions across the world.
“Global Cities in a Flux - Unity in Diversity/Connecting to Tomorrow”
November 7 - November 9, 2019
Tokyo Metropolitan University Minami-Osawa Campus, Auditorium Grand Hall, etc.
Host Organizer: Tokyo Metropolitan University
Sponsor: Tokyo Metropolitan Government
5 UNIVERSITIES INVITED
|ASIA||National Research Tomsk State University, University of Seoul, University of Malaya, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Tsinghua University, National University of Singapore|
|EUROPE||University of Leicester ; City, University of London|
|AFRICA||Cairo University, Egypt-Japan University of Science and Technology|
|AMERICAS||SUNY Oneonta, New York University, Universidade de São Paulo|
|OCEANIA||University of Technology Sydney|
443 from 24 countries and 1 region, 95 universities.
Thursday, November 7
・Orientation, Campus tour, Research exchange, Welcome reception
Friday, November 8
・Excursion: Olympic - Paralympic facilities and attractions
（Japan Olympic Museum → The Olympic Village → Triathlon at Odaiba Marine Park → Observation Deck of Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building）
Saturday, November 9
（Plenary Session 1）
・Welcoming Remarks: Dr. Jun Ueno, TMU President
・Keynote Speech: Ms. Yuriko Koike, Governor of Tokyo
・Q&A session with Governor Koike and student representatives
・Student Panel Discussion
・Comments from TMU students
・Summary Remarks; Dr. Haruo Shimada, Chairperson, Board of Trustees, TMU Public University Corporation
（Parallel Session 1）
（Plenary Session 2）
We have articles about the Symposium on Linked-In.